May 20, 2024

A Device That Zaps the Spinal Cord Gave Paralyzed People Better Control of Their Hands

(MIT Technology Review) – Reid received the device, called ARCex, as part of a 60-person clinical trial. She and the other participants completed two months of physical therapy, followed by two months of physical therapy combined with stimulation. The results, … Read More

May 16, 2024

Neuralink’s First Patient: ‘It Blows My Mind So Much’

(Bloomberg) – For the first time, Noland Arbaugh explains how Elon Musk’s brain implant, which allows him to control a computer with his thoughts, has changed his life. Noland Arbaugh still doesn’t quite know what happened. He doesn’t know many … Read More

May 6, 2024

A Lawyer’s Slide Into Psychosis Was Captured in a WSJ Profile. He Tells Us His Story.

(Wall Street Journal) – “I did want to leave the hospital, and I did not want to take the medications,” Rob said. Rob’s situation isn’t that uncommon. Doctors said his behavior is consistent with anosognosia, a neurological condition in patients … Read More

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